1. 10

    With his venom irresistible and bittersweet that loosener of limbs, Love reptile-like strikes me down

    39
  2. 9

    Some say an army of horsemen, or infantry, A fleet of ships is the fairest thing On the face of the black earth, but I say It's what one loves.

    46
  3. 8

    Love is a cunning weaver of fantasies and fables.

    60
  4. 7

    All the while, believe me, I prayed our night would last twice as long.

    69
  5. 6

    Love shook my heart/ Like the wind on the mountain/ Troubling the oak-trees

    70
  6. 5

    Stand and face me, my love,and scatter the grace in your eyes.

    73
  7. 4

    Once again love drives me on, that loosener of limbs, bittersweet creature against which nothing can be done.

    80
  8. 3

    Someone, I tell you, in another time will remember us

    82
  9. 2

    You may forget but let me tell you this: someone in some future time will think of us

    113
  10. 1

    When I look on you a moment, then I can speak no more, but my tongue falls silent, and at once a delicate flame courses beneath my skin, and with my eyes I see nothing, and my ears hum, and a wet sweat bathes me and a trembling seizes me all over.

    124
  11. Last Update: 16 April 2021

View the rest 54 Sappho sayings